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Abduction Coffee Break - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
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614 Ratings
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Ratings: 614
Reviews: 75
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 8.25%
Wants: 170
Gots: 145 | FT: 20
Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Think yourself entitled to some brief respite human? Think again! Our coffee version of Abduction Imperial Stout, uses local craft roast coffee from our friends at lpsento and whole vanilla beans, to take your away once more. Which, depending on your penchant for a probing may be just what you need. Beware the skies for this robust, richly flavored Latte Imperial Stout may. just. scoop. you. up...

(Beer added by: BeerMeFitz on 01-02-2013)
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Reviews by timc100:
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timc100

Illinois

4.3/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Batch 113

A: Very dark brown with a minimal foamy beige head

S: Not too aromatic. Fresh medium roast coffee, subtle vanilla, and bitter dark chocolate. A little bit of heat

T: Tastes like chocolate cake donut with chocolate drizzle frosting dipped into a fresh, rich cup of coffee. Incredibly smooth - great balance between sweetness and bitterness. The vanilla is there and enhances the chocolate, adds a rounding out sweetness.

P: Incredibly smooth - drinks wonderfully. Medium to full in body, soft carbonation. Lingers a long while

O: A fantastic coffee stout - great breakfast stout

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2013 15:33:48 | More by timc100
More User Reviews:
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BEERchitect

Kentucky

4.13/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Not simply relying on the roasted character of common stout to carry its flavor, a heaping helping of coffee and vanilla is injected into the Abduction Imperial Stout for even greater depth, complexity and a special latte type of charm.

Its incredibly dark brown pour is somewhat intimidating in its hazy depth. But once its sultry aromas captivate the nose, the scent of dark chocolate, espresso and burnt sweetness make the first taste alluring and inviting. Coaxed with bold mocha latte flavor, its vanilla cream and singed caramels further reinforce its decadence.

As the creamy roast wraps around the tongue, a milkshake taste ensues- woven together with bittersweet chocolate, walnut, campfire and an earthen chicory root thread. Its creamy texture is like silk against the tongue and is only balanced by its own coffee-type bitterness.

Its warm and gently rolling finish is somewhat like Kahlua as its high roast flavor and dryness continues to be held in check by enduring vanilla and malt structure. Its an effortless taste, however its viscosity lends itself to after dinner sipping sessions rather than high rate of consumption.

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2014 18:03:02 | More by BEERchitect
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Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +12%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

07-28-2014 21:06:58 | More by bowzer4birdie
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California

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

07-27-2014 20:58:13 | More by EB1
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New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

07-27-2014 12:53:21 | More by NHbeerguy
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California

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

07-24-2014 05:08:32 | More by 2beerdogs
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Washington

3.25/5  rDev -23.3%

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New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

07-22-2014 13:20:18 | More by ShemRahBoo
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Missouri

4/5  rDev -5.7%

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Indiana

5/5  rDev +17.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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Illinois

4.66/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A - Jet black body with minimally visible carbonation. The lack of a head is my only gripe with this brew. I poured pretty vigorously and still barely anything.

N - Magnificent. Vanilla, Chocolate, Roasted Coffee.

M - Light, but with creamy deliciousness.

T - Up front you have sweet roasty coffee followed by vanilla and cocoa hints with a smoother than smooth finish.

O - The best stout I have had to date. Took Stones IRS's place. Again I wish the appearance was a little more pleasing but hey with the nose and taste being so outstanding I can deal with it.

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2014 03:06:46 | More by AmericanPaleMale666
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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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Texas

4/5  rDev -5.7%

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California

4/5  rDev -5.7%

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California

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

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Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

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Washington

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

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Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

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Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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Abduction Coffee Break from Pipeworks Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 614 ratings.